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Potrerilloxyela menendezi Lara et al. 2014 (sawfly)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Xyelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290126

Full reference: M. B. Lara, A. P. Rasnitsyn, and A. M. Zavattieri. 2014. Potrerilloxyela menendezi gen. et sp. nov. from the Late Triassic of Argentina: the oldest representative of Xyelidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) for Americas. Paleontological Journal 48:182-190

Belongs to Potrerilloxyela according to M. B. Lara et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCNAM-PI 24604, a forewing. Its type locality is Puesto Miguez (MCNAM collection), which is in a Carnian fluvial shale in the Potrerillos Formation of Argentina.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 6.40 x 2.00